Wearing gloves all day is necessary for some professions. Chances are, you spend many hours wearing gloves if you work as a doctor, a nurse, or a dentist or dental hygienist. This is necessary for your own protection and for the protection of your patients, but it does come with some downfalls. Gloves have the potential to make your hands dry, overly sweaty, and sometimes even smelly. But it does not have to be this way if you follow these tips.
- Do you know what virtual reality is? You've probably heard of it but might not know exactly what it is. Virtual reality is an interactive computer-generated environment that simulates real-life experiences or creates imaginary worlds. It can be used for entertainment purposes, such as video gaming, or more serious applications, such as pain management. This article discusses how virtual reality can manage chronic pain and some of the pros and cons of this treatment method.
- Gloves are a highly valuable type of personal protective equipment that people can use in all sorts of environments. While the use of PPE gloves is prevalent at any COVID-related testing or vaccination site, you'll also find some people wearing these gloves when they work in regular businesses such as supermarkets, pharmacies, and even retail stores. If you're in charge of ordering PPE products for your staff members to use, you'll want to choose a medical equipment supplier that carries a large selection of gloves.
- If your family physician has recommended that you begin using a CPAP machine at home as a solution for sleep apnea, you'll have hopefully found that this device improves your quality of sleep. While a conventional CPAP machine can be valuable in your bedroom, you might not want to take it with you when you travel — especially on certain types of trips. The big concern can be the size of the device, as it can take up plenty of space in your luggage.
- Many religious organizations and charities cater to seniors who benefit from their services. As a planner for your organization, you might have noticed that certain parts of the building aren't senior-friendly. Staircases often pose a problem for people with limited mobility, and they can be virtually impossible for someone to go up or down in a wheelchair. Unfortunately, older buildings might not have space for an elevator, or your organization might lack the funds for expensive repairs.